Monthly Archives: July 2022
July 27, 2022
Cucumber is one of the most popular vegetables consumed in raw form. It is a warm-season crop usually cultivated in both protected and open field conditions. It is widely cultivated in the southern part of India. The crop growth and development has been hindered by several Pathogens. In this blog let us understand the strategies for managing major Diseases of the cucumber.
July 21, 2022
The current age agriculture has evolved a lot from using Slash and Burn method to use of modern day complex fertilizers applied through fertigation. This shift in practices from conventional to precision agriculture happened because of growing demand for supply of food for rapid growing population followed by demand for increase in productivity and Income of farmers.
July 15, 2022
Brinjal is known by various names as Aubergine, Eggplant, Melanzana and Garden egg. It is one of the widely cultivated and most preferred vegetables in India. It is a long duration crop with hardy nature hence it is preferred by several farmers with limited water resources. This attractive looking crop is attacked by several pests and this blog helps farmers to identify the insect damage and suitable control measures.
July 12, 2022
Ecology, ecosystem, environment, and nature are terms frequently used by prominent environmentalists. Have you ever wondered what they are interested in? What do they get as a reward in return? Why are so many bureaucrats and statesmen concerned about nature conservation? The only answer to all of this question is future. Our and future generations' prospect are dependent on the quality of the air they breathe, the food they eat, and the environment in which they dwell. Nature, wild animals, and humans coexist with interdependence on this planet. No animal race could survive without nature the unanswered question in front of us is, "What are we doing and how are we going to conserve the nature?". The answer to this might be Natural farming.
July 09, 2022
Cotton is one of the most important fibre crops in India. It is also regarded as white gold owing to the profitability of the crop. Although the crop is grown in most of the states several farmers are unaware of the plant protection practices that are to be done for the crop. Since the crop is grown in open fields there are high chances that it might get infected by several diseases. This blog highlights the major insects of cotton and suitable control measures for the same.
July 05, 2022
Ground nut, also known as "poor man's almond," is one of India's most important oilseed crops. Although groundnut is a well-known oilseed, it is actually a member of the pulse family and is high in both oil and protein. Ground nut oil and protein content range from 40 to 55 percent and 20 to 30 percent, respectively. Ground nut is also known as peanut, monkey nut, and earth nut. Because the crop is grown on a large scale and in open fields, it is vulnerable to a wide range of pests and diseases. This blog provides information and management of the most devastating tikka disease of groundnut.